Over 7,700 killed after five powerful quakes hit Turkey, Syria | Pics
Rescuers raced Tuesday to find survivors in the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake
Rescuers raced Tuesday to find survivors in the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks that struck eastern Turkey and neighboring Syria, with the discovery of more bodies raising the death toll to more than 7,700.As rescue operations continued, freezing winter weather hampered search efforts for survivors through the night. Temperatures fell close to freezing overnight, worsening conditions for people trapped under rubble or left homeless.
Updated on Feb 07, 2023 03:40 PM IST 11 Photos
The aerial view shows residents helped by bulldozers, searching for victims and survivors in the rubble of collapsed buildings in the northwestern Syrian Idlib province, (AFP)
An aerial view shows civil defense workers and residents search through the rubble following a massive earthquake in the town of Harem near the Turkish border. (AP)
People search through rubble following a massive earthquake in Diyarbakir, Turkey Monday.(REUTERS)
A collapsed building is seen following an earthquake in Pazarcik, in Kahramanmaras province, southern Turkey, early Monday.(AP)